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Toyota moves to settle two high-profile sudden acceleration cases

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Associate Professor Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was quoted in the Los Angeles Times regarding the acceleration lawsuits Toyota is currently facing. The article was written by Ken Bensinger and appeared on 1/16/13.


Bridge named in memory of former Associate Dean Ellen Jordan

Thursday, January 10, 2013

A new bridge at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Ga., will be named in memory of former Associate Dean Ellen R. Jordan this January. Jordan joined Georgia Law in 1976 as an assistant professor and served as associate dean from 1983 to 1986. She then took the role as acting associate vice president at the University of Georgia from 1986 to 1988. Jordan passed away August 9, 1996. The article was written by Chris White and appeared in the Athens Banner-Herald on 1/8/12.


New York antitrust trial begins over credit card arbitrations

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Talmadge Chair Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge was mentioned in a story on Fox Business.com regarding his research on outstanding credit card loans subject to arbitration clauses. The article was written by Nate Raymond and appeared on 1/7/13.


Governor plans 'close look' at Clayton sheriff

Monday, January 7, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the time frame for a governor to appoint a committee in the case of an indictment against a public official. The article was written by Rhonda Cook and appeared on 1/3/13.


Alexander Scherr's article cited by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Monday, January 7, 2013

Associate Professor and Director of Civil Clinics Alexander W. Scherr's article "Daubert & Danger: The 'Fit' of Expert Predictions in Civil Commitments (55 Hastings L.J. 1 (2003)) was cited by the Pittsburg Post-Gazette in an article on whether or not it can be predicted who with a mental illness may become violent one day. The article was compiled by Greg Victor and appeared on 12/30/12.

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